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    November 18

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Greece beats 10-man Nigeria 2-1

17 June 2010

Greece claimed its first World Cup win, rallying to beat 10-man Nigeria 2-1 in a World Cup Group B match on Thursday. Read More


With Kaka struggling, Robinho ready to take over

17 June 2010

With Kaka struggling, Robinho is willing to change the way he plays to help Brazil gain more creativity at midfield at the World Cup. Read More


Tim Cahill's one-match ban stands

17 June 2010

Australia captain Tim Cahill's one-match ban has been confirmed after he was sent off in the World Cup group game against Germany, FIFA said Thursday. Read More


Argentina beats South Korea 4-1 at World Cup

17 June 2010

Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick in Argentina's 4-1 win over South Korea. Read More


Marchetti prepared to replace Buffon

17 June 2010

It's easy to believe Italy's new starting goalkeeper when he says he has luck on his side. Read More


Confident Mexico determined to upset France

17 June 2010

A French team in disarray will face a Mexico lineup which is growing in confidence. Read More

Bajans urged to go after jobs in technology

17 June 2010

Barbadians may be under-investing in the future of technology and still considering certain jobs as a last resort.But according to Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services at the University of the West Indies, Dr Keith... Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More

Britain to stop aid

17 June 2010

BLANTYRE – More than 100 members of a Christian religious sect have barricaded themselves in an abandoned building in southern Malawi over their refusal to give their children the measles vaccine, a regional health official said yesterday.Members of Seventh Day Apostolic... Read More

Move to reform Aborigine policy

17 June 2010

CANBERRA – Australia plans to reform a policy criticised as racist for restricting how Outback Aborigines spend their welfare cheques by applying it to recipients regardless of ethnicity, the prime minister said yesterday. The policy aims to reduce alcohol and drug... Read More

Now you can fly by BA private jet

17 June 2010

BRITISH AIRWAYS (BA) IS LAUNCHING a private jet service within  the Caribbean  and North America.The British flag carrier has teamed up with CitationAir, the private jet charter subsidiary  of Cessna Aircraft, to offer its passengers a cut-price means of flying  by... Read More

Murder rate down in Jamaica

17 June 2010

KINGSTON – Murders for the first two weeks of June are trending downwards when compared with the same period last year, but the police are not ready to credit the decline to their late-May push to dismantle gangs in Kingston. Police statistics obtained by The Gleaner... Read More

Central bank suspends insurer

17 June 2010

PORT OF SPAIN: Central Bank officials Tuesday suspended the operations of Motor and General Insurance Company after the Port of Spain-based firm was struggling to maintain the required quantity of money in its statutory fund. Inspector of Financial Institutions at the... Read More


Crime jump

17 June 2010

CRIME has escalated over the last 12 months and Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin, is also concerned over the growing menace of drug trafficking and abuse. Read More


Ri-Ri's home

17 June 2010

FRESH FROM a successful whirlwind tour of Europe, local superstar Rihanna came home for a little rest and relaxation yesterday.Roving NATION photographer Sandy Pitt was on the spot as Rihanna greeted her mother Monica Fenty with a hug at Grantley Adams International... Read More


Lakers force Game 7

17 June 2010

LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant scored 26 points, and Pau Gasol added 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers emphatically extended the NBA finals to a decisive seventh game with a 89-67 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on Tuesday. Read More


Residents pleased with shuttle

17 June 2010

Residents of the Joe’s River St Joseph area are pleased with the shuttle service which began yesterday. Read More


AS BAJAN AS FLYING FISH: Barbados abracadabra

17 June 2010

MY NAME is Jason Cole and I’m a magician. I was born in Barbados in 1972 and grew up in the middle of the island, in St George, right in the sugar cane. Read More

EDITORIAL: World Cup Africa's pride

17 June 2010

SOUTH AFRICA made a spectacular debut as Africa’s first host of the football World Cup and could be justifiably proud as a nation as it managed to silence the doubting Thomases who didn’t believe it could stage the world’s greatest sporting spectacle. Read More

GUEST COLUMN: Getting salt facts right

17 June 2010

ON THE call-in programme Down To Brass Tacks of May 26 2010, a caller asserted that, common salt was more harmful than mono-sodium glutamate (MSG), when ingested by humans. Read More

Caricom to talk economic crisis

17 June 2010

The Global Economic Crisis and related crises arising will be some of the key items being discussed when the upcoming Heads of Government meeting comes off between July 4 and July 7 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Read More


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